After reading and thinking about the concepts and case studies presented in this chapter, you will be able to do the following:
• Understand the impact of global software development on software project management
• Identify key issues and decisions involving the management of global development in the chapter case studies
• Use the chapter concepts to suggest feasible solutions to the problems faced by the case study stakeholders
• Recognize the importance of managing global software development
Global software development typically refers to software collaboratively developed by one or more project groups whose groups members are located in different buildings, ...